2014 Kailua-Kona Christmas Parade

Photography by Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7


The Kailua-Kona Christmas Parade Committee has announced the award winners for the 30th annual Christmas Parade.

There were 81 entries, with more than 2,000 individuals in the parade, and thousands of joyful spectators lining the streets to watch.

Winners may pick up their awards at the Kona Mayor’s office at the West Hawaii Civic center, beginning on Thursday, Dec. 18. Direct questions to Barbara Kossow at the Mayor’s office, 323-4448.

The Parade Committee wishes to extend a warm mahalo to our generous sponsors, scores of volunteers, all the entrants for their hard work and excellent results, and especially to those attending for helping to make the 2014 Christmas Parade a great event.

Non-profit / Community entries:


First: Halau Kalaakeakauikawekiu

Second: Keauhou Canoe Club

Third (tie): Kona Korean Mission Church; Solid Rock Ministries


First: St. Michael’s Hispanic Community

Second: Team Kona Tae Kwon Do

Third (tie): Grace Community Church; Kona Community Hospital


First (tie): Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino; Kona Marshallese Community

Third: Innovations Public Charter School

Commercial entries:

Best in Christmas Spirit First: The Dancing Tree

Second: Just Balloons

Third (tie): Kona Trans; West Hawaii Concrete

Best School Entry

First: Makua Lani Christian Academy

Second: Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino

Third: Innovations Public Charter School; Kahakai Elementary School

Best in Song

First: Halau Kalaakeakauikawekiu

Second: Kona Korean Mission Church

Third: KBXtreme

Best in Lights

First: West Hawaii Concrete

Second: Just Balloons

Third: Mokulele Airlines

Best 4-Legged Entry: Paws University

Crowd Pleaser: Kealakekua Ranch Center / ChoiceMART

Judges’ Special Award: Katie Moore Fitness


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